WHQR and StarNews Present "Prologue" http://whqr.org en Prologue: "A Whistleblower’s Lament" by Judge Stuart Namm http://whqr.org/post/prologue-whistleblower-s-lament-judge-stuart-namm <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Star News</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;with bestselling author and retired Judge Stuart Namm for a lively discussion of his memoir&nbsp;</span><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:06:43 +0000 Staff 52203 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "A Whistleblower’s Lament" by Judge Stuart Namm Prologue Recap: "This Dark Road to Mercy" by Wiley Cash http://whqr.org/post/prologue-recap-dark-road-mercy-wiley-cash <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Novelist Wiley Cash joined us on March </span>17th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in the MC </span>Erny<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Gallery for a lively </span>Prologue<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> book discussion moderated by Ben </span>Steelman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Star News.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cash spoke at length about the work that has gone into his latest novel, </span><i style="line-height: 1.5;">This Dark Road to Mercy,&nbsp;</i><span style="line-height: 1.5;">as well as about a future novel he Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:30:26 +0000 Jason Hess 52137 at http://whqr.org Prologue Recap: "This Dark Road to Mercy" by Wiley Cash Prologue: "Hunting Che" and "No Hero" by Kevin Maurer http://whqr.org/post/prologue-hunting-che-and-no-hero-kevin-maurer <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Star News</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;with bestselling author and former&nbsp;<em>Star News&nbsp;</em>staffer Kevin Maurer to discuss his nonfiction books&nbsp;<em>Hunting Che&nbsp;</ Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:54:53 +0000 Staff 51317 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "Hunting Che" and "No Hero" by Kevin Maurer Prologue: "Rude Bitches Make Me Tired" by Celia Rivenbark http://whqr.org/post/prologue-rude-bitches-make-me-tired-celia-rivenbark <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;<em>Star News</em>&nbsp;with author Celia Rivenbark for a lively discussion of the humorous, unique etiquette book&nbsp;<em>Rude Bitches Make Me Tired.&nbsp;</em></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:26:40 +0000 Staff 51312 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "Rude Bitches Make Me Tired" by Celia Rivenbark Midday Interview: Historian and Author Carole K. Fink http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-historian-and-author-carole-k-fink <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">WHQR graduate fellow Jason Hess interviewed Carole K. Fink about her book <em>Cold War</em>. They spoke about the writing and research processes involved with nonfiction writing, and the importance Fink puts on sharing history as a teacher. Carole is our featured author for <a href="http://whqr.org/post/prologue-cold-war-carole-fink">Prologue</a> with Ben Steelman&nbsp;this coming <strong>Monday at 7 in the MC Erny Gallery</strong> at WHQR.<br /> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 20:54:51 +0000 Jason Hess 50176 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Historian and Author Carole K. Fink Prologue: "This Dark Road to Mercy" by Wiley Cash http://whqr.org/post/prologue-dark-road-mercy-wiley-cash <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben Steelman&nbsp;of <em>Star News</em> with bestselling author Wiley Cash for a lively discussion of <em>This Dark Road to Mercy.&nbsp;</em></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:19:17 +0000 Staff 49820 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "This Dark Road to Mercy" by Wiley Cash Prologue Recap: "The Things They Carried" Book Discussion http://whqr.org/post/prologue-recap-things-they-carried-book-discussion <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><strong>Recap: </strong>Enjoy this audio clip from the discussion with Rebecca Lee and Ben Steelman. The two writers offer unique, informed insights into the award winning book&nbsp;<em>The Things They Carried.</em>&nbsp;They Draw connections to other prominent works of literature and help put the work into literary and social perspective:</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:55:41 +0000 Jason Hess 48266 at http://whqr.org Prologue Recap: "The Things They Carried" Book Discussion Prologue: "Cold War" by Carole Fink http://whqr.org/post/prologue-cold-war-carole-fink <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;StarNews&nbsp;and&nbsp;WHQR&nbsp;with historian and writer Carole Fink for light refreshments and a discussion of her new book <i>Cold War</i>.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:29:26 +0000 Staff 44134 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "Cold War" by Carole Fink Prologue: "Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers" by Clyde Edgerton http://whqr.org/post/prologue-papadaddys-book-new-fathers-clyde-edgerton <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Join Ben&nbsp;Steelman&nbsp;of&nbsp;StarNews&nbsp;and&nbsp;WHQR&nbsp;with North Carolina writer Clyde Edgerton for light refreshments and a discussion of the author's new book&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers</em>.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:25:58 +0000 Staff 43003 at http://whqr.org Prologue: "Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers" by Clyde Edgerton Prologue Recap: "Bobcat" by Rebecca Lee http://whqr.org/post/prologue-recap-bobcat-rebecca-lee <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Listen to two clips from the evening Prologue&nbsp;discussion with author Rebecca Lee. Hear the award winning writer respond two two questions from the audience.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:06:24 +0000 Jason Hess 42996 at http://whqr.org Prologue Recap: "Bobcat" by Rebecca Lee